Sterling silver and man made Opal.
Post hoop earrings measure approximately 3/4" long (including hook) and 1/2" at widest point.
If you are looking for elegance and beauty, you have found it! This piece of Native American jewelry is Zuni hand crafted by artist Kimberley, out of genuine sterling silver and man made Opal inlay. The inlay is carefully set, while thin silver lines can be seen accenting in between for a gorgeous finish. The earrings are stamped sterling.
Most people know Opal for its distinctive play of color, it is a semi-transparent solidified mineral composed of silicon and water, and it gets its name from the Latin word "Oplus" meaning precious stone. Opal is birthstone of October. It is believed to release self-consciousness allowing spontaneous action, and awakens psychic and mystical qualities.